Asthma Webinars

Asthma webinars present the latest knowledge and information from leading experts and asthma management program champions from across the country. Offered at no-cost, webinars are an opportunity to discover state of the art tools and resources, learn effective strategies in asthma program design and delivery, engage the experts through question and answer sessions, and contribute to the discussion through interactive polling features.

Whether you recently attended a webinar or need more information, access the archived presentation materials and audio/visual recordings below to learn more about home environmental interventions, best practices for asthma management, program evaluation basics, housing code enforcement, and more.

Search and View Webinars:

MCAN
Dr. Floyd Malveaux (The Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc.), Dr. Noreen Clark (University of Michigan School of Public Health), Dr. Victoria Persky (University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health), Dr. Marielena Lara (RAND Corporation), Dr. Kimberly Uyeda (Los Angeles Unified School District), and Dr. Tyra Bryant-Stephens (Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)
24 September 2013

Take a close look at how diverse settings influence childhood asthma care coordination program design. Presenters discuss care implementation through school district nursing services, urban pediatric health systems, federally qualified health centers, and in partnership with multiple providers and organizations.

Investing in Best Practices for Asthma
Tracy Enger (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency); Nancy Sutton (Asthma Control Program, Rhode Island Department of Health), Jean Zotter (Asthma Control Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health)
6 December 2012

View this webinar to learn how you can help your state get ready for community health worker (CHW) reimbursement. Speakers Nancy Sutton and Jean Zotter discuss five readiness steps for reimbursement and how their programs are: *Promoting a common definition of CHWs* *Integrating standardized asthma education training into CHW training* *Securing partnerships and developing collaborations across an integrated care system* *Ensuring workforce standards for CHW services* *Developing cost-benefits models to evaluate the financial impact of CHWs on healthcare systems and policies*

Targeted Home Environmental Interventions Webinar Series
Gema Dumitru, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1 October 2009

Learn more about asthma control and multi-trigger, multi-component home intervention programs through the CDC Community Guide. Gema Dumitru from the CDC demonstrates the impact of these interventions on the quality of life, health care utilization and productivity for people with asthma; and presents the applicability, barriers to implementation, and additional benefits of these interventions.

Schools and Asthma
Tracy Enger, EPA; Diane Rhodes, North East Independent School District; Anne Kelsey Lamb, Regional Asthma Management and Prevention Program
4 May 2017

Learn how to harness the power of evaluation to develop a business case, a value proposition and a communication strategy that generate broader acceptance of, compliance with and funding for indoor air quality (IAQ) management, with a specific focus on reducing asthma triggers. This webinar is a continuation of EPA’s IAQ Knowledge-to-Action Professional Training Webinar Series. 

Housing Code Enforcement
Tracey Mitchell, EPA; Amanda Reddy, National Center for Healthy Housing; Robert Curry, City of Dallas, TX
18 December 2018

This webinar highlights how the National Center for Healthy Housing and the City of Dallas, Texas, have worked together to incorporate healthy housing principles into housing codes. The featured speakers will share how proactive infrastructure and partnership strategies have led to improved asthma and other health outcomes in Dallas, which can serve as a model for other communities.

MCAN
Anne Kelsey Lamb (Regional Asthma Management & Prevention), Alice Yu (Third Sector Capital), Dr. Tony Iton (Healthy Communities, The California Endowment), Ruth Ann Norton (Green & Healthy Homes Initiative), and Maria Hernandez (Impact4Health)
29 September 2014

Explore three emerging social financing models that tackle chronic asthma, working to demonstrate the dual social and financial benefits of up-front investment in asthma management and prevention. Hear about efforts underway to use a social impact bond (SIB) financing model to address the range of complex issues that children with asthma face to get their chronic condition under control. SIBs are potentially powerful tool for improving services for medically underserved children with asthma.

Communities in Action: Leadership Voices Sharing Best Practices
Bridget Burke, Health Care Service Corporation; Kathleen Bowden, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU; Amelia Fay-Berquist, Esperanza Community Housing
16 May 2017

This webinar shares best practices from the 2017 National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management winners on providing comprehensive asthma care and working to streamline the treatment and management of asthma.

Pages